J. Phys. IV France 01 (1991) C7-765-C7-767
A COMPACT, DIFFRACTION LIMITED, He FREE, HIGH REPETITION FREQUENCY NANOSECOND CO2 LASERS. MARCHETTI, S. BARTALINI, M. GIORGI and R. SIMILI
IFAM-CNR, Via del Giardino 7, I-56100 Pisa, Italy
A compact He free CO2 laser is briefly described. This laser can operate at 10Hz with 150mJ (12 ns) , without tail at its diffraction limit (1.5mrad) and it can be used in LIDAR experiments with few meter spatial resolution.
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